Fagaceae Quercus alba L.

White Oak

Houma - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 56

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Scientific name: Quercus alba L.
USDA symbol: QUAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Oak
Family: Fagaceae
Family (APG): Fagaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Crushed root mixed with whiskey and used as liniment on rheumatic parts.

RECRD: 93065 id: 31891